Learning Aims

The EMBA program will have the following learning goals and objectives:

Effective Communication

Students will develop the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders in individual and team settings.

  • Objective 1: Students will develop the ability to clearly communicate complex business frameworks in accessible formats to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Objective 2: Students will develop the capability to (a) lead teams, (b) work and communicate effectively with diverse team members to identify and solve problems, and (c) make responsible recommendations.

Analytical and Critical Thinking

Students will develop the ability to analyze complex management situations by managing information, applying qualitative and quantitative solutions, and integrating information technology to improve decision making and increase competitive advantage in an environment of rapid change.

  • Objective 1: Students will develop the capability to analyze complex managerial problems in the face of uncertainty using information, the application of qualitative and quantitative solutions, and technology to improve decision making.
  • Objective 2: Students will develop the capability to examine and integrate work/life experiences with course and program concepts in order to generate appropriate business action plans.

Knowledge and Integration of Functional Area Content

Students will successfully apply and integrate the functional areas of business to drive organizational vision and strategic direction.

  • Objective 1: Students will develop the capability to construct and implement strategic, integrative, and innovative approaches to business decisions for creating value in their organizations.
  • Objective 2: Students will develop the capability of integrating and applying knowledge of core business functions in dynamic and complex management situations.

Ethical Leadership

Students will demonstrate knowledge of ethical frameworks for decision-making and executive leadership.

  • Objective 1: Students will be ready to act based upon knowledge of societal expectations, which are embodied in ethical guidelines, legal frameworks, and ideas about what it means for a corporation or organization to be socially responsible.

Global Awareness

Students will demonstrate an appreciation of the complexities of executive decision-making in a global environment.

  • Objective 1: Students will be able to identify factors affecting the global economy and international business.
  • Objective 2: Students will be able to use analytical frameworks to evaluate the factors impacting the global economy and international business.
  • Objective 3: Students will be able to apply knowledge of the global economy and international business to make informed decisions and recommendations.

This program helped me leap into a CEO role for a business in a turn-around situation, and turn around it did!

-Eric Neal '09

After my MBA, I started my own IT consulting business which is now close to $1M in less than two years.

-Nitin Agarwal '09

My experience thus far has been unbelievably enlightening. I have B.S. in Electronics Engineering and this program in one year has nearly provided as much use as my four years earning my engineering degree.

-Nick Holbrook '17

Loyola helped me become a confident, qualified business leader well prepared for future growth, new challenges, and an ethical business victory.

-Dan Phillips '12

Not only have I gained a lot of educational knowledge but I feel I have gained lifetime friends and built a camaraderie with the entire cohort. The opportunities arising from networking and the connections formed are a benefit that is hard to put on paper.

-Nick Holbrook '17

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Professional's MBA

Designed for a range of working professionals looking to pursue their MBA at their own pace

  • Weeknight classes
  • Study at your own pace
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
  • Transfer up to 12 credits to/from the M.S. in Finance
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Executive MBA

A Saturday program for senior managers and executives

  • Saturdays only, summers off, 5-semester program
  • Offered at Timonium Graduate Center
  • 9-day international field study experience
  • Domestic field experience
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Emerging Leaders MBA

A one-year full-time cohort program targeting immediate graduates or those early in their career

  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Offered at Evergreen Campus in Baltimore
  • Internship in your target industry
  • Domestic field experience
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Master of Science in Finance

A part-time, evening program for professionals who have a true enthusiasm for financial leadership

  • Weeknight classes; study at your own pace
  • Prepare for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
  • All professional backgrounds welcome
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
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Master of Accounting

A full time 12-month program for those with an accounting undergrad degree or equivalent accounting coursework

  • 30 credits toward 150 hour licensure requirement
  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Part-time schedule option available
  • Offered at Evergreen Campus in Baltimore
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Cyber Security Certificate

A part-time, one-year, graduate certificate program open to any business professional seeking management-level certification and desiring to learn more about information assurance in the broader field of cyber security

  • One-year, part-time program
  • Weeknight classes
  • Offered at Columbia Graduate Center
  • Five courses, 15 credits
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Accounting Certificate

A three-month graduate program for credits toward the 150-hour requirement for CPA licensure

  • 12 credit, May–July program
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
  • Offered at Loyola's Evergreen campus
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